Amanda Tzivas represents employers in labor and employment matters, ranging from traditional labor, employment law litigation, and benefits counseling to workplace safety, restrictive covenants and executive compensation. Amanda engages in all stages of the litigation process, including legal research, drafting motions, reviewing discovery, and tracking any legislative changes impacting the employer-employee relationship.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Amanda was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jerry A. Esrig in the Commercial Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County as well as to the Honorable Daniel A. Trevino in the Motions Section. She also served as a judicial pool law clerk to the Motions Section of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

During law school, Amanda was a member of the Bartlit Center Trial Team and participated in the Midwest and National Labor Law competitions. She earned first place in the American Bar Association’s 2017 Midwest Regional Labor Law competition and went on to compete in the national championship.

Professional Affiliations

  • Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois

Honors & Awards

  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
    • John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation Scholarship, 2018
    • Dean's List


  • Co-Presenter, "Employee Mental Health Issues and the Duty to Accommodate," Hinshaw's 26th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, October 27, 2022

Community/Civic Activities

  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
    • Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy, Mentor, 2021 2022


J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2019

B.S., Political Science and Government, Saint Xavier University, 2015